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Model 1450 I/O Expansion Module Installation & Reference

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The 24VDC source must be the same source used by the Programmable Logic Control I/O. Do not make any electrical or mechanical modifications. and always use the two pin 24VDC power connector on the I/O module. impact.Model 1450 I/O Expansion Module Installation & Reference Precautions Observe these precautions when installing an In-Sight I/O Expansion Module to reduce the risk of injury or equipment damage: • Never connect the I/O Expansion Module to a power source other than 24VDC. corrosive substances. electrostatic discharge (ESD). To reduce the risk of damage or malfunction due to over-voltage. humidity. dust. or static electricity without a protective enclosure. line noise. Any other voltage creates a risk of fire or shock and can damage the hardware. Unauthorized modifications may violate your warranty. power surges. • • • • iii . moisture. flammable substances. or other irregularities in the power supply. The I/O Expansion Module does not contain user-serviceable parts. route all cables and wires away from high-voltage power sources. Do not install the I/O Expansion Module in areas directly exposed to environmental hazards such as excessive heat. vibration.

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.........................................1............8 B.................................................... 33 v Appendix A ...............2 3...................................... 28 1450 I/O Expansion Module High-Speed Output to Pilot Light ......4...............1.....................................1.................................................................5 A.....4 B.................................1............................2 3.....................................................................................................................11 3.............................................................................................................. 27 1450 I/O Expansion Module High-Speed Output to PLC Sourcing Input ..........1..4 3.. 16 RS-232 Remote Connector.......4................... 10 2 Installation.............................. 21 Enabling Hardware Handshaking Using the In-Sight 3400 Embedded GUI or PC Host .....3....................1 A........................................................ 12 Input and Output Specifications ......4.....................................3 General Specifications ........................................25 ..3 I/O Expansion Module Overview ...........................2 1...... 32 1450 I/O Expansion Module General-Purpose Output to Relay Coil ..........1 1..... 5 Configuring the In-Sight Sensor .......1.............2.................................................................. 1 I/O Expansion Module Kit Contents .....1 3................ 26 1450 I/O Expansion Module High-Speed Output to PLC Sinking Input .........1....... 25 1450 I/O Expansion Module General-Purpose Input from PLC Sinking Output ....... 18 Terminal Block Assignments...................5 2..........................................................................6 B.................. 3 Connecting the I/O Expansion Module .......1 3....................2 I/O Configuration Using In-Sight Explorer ...........................................................9 1450 I/O Expansion Module General-Purpose Input from PLC Sourcing Output........................................5 B...................................................... 20 Configuring the Expansion Module Using the In-Sight 3400 Embedded GUI or PC Host ...................................................................................................................................2.............1.....................................................1 B............................................................................................................................................. 29 1450 I/O Expansion Module General-Purpose Output to PLC Sinking Input ..................................1 2......................1 1...................... 31 1450 I/O Expansion Module General-Purpose Output to Pilot Light .... 30 1450 I/O Expansion Module General-Purpose Output to PLC Sourcing Input....................3 3.........................................................................................................................................2 3.....3 B. 14 3.............3.................................................................................... 15 General-Purpose Outputs ......... 24 Wiring Inputs and Outputs........................................................1 3....................................... 25 B........................ 18 Dimensions ......... 14 High-Speed Outputs ............................................................................. 2 In-Sight Support ....................................7 B..................1 General-Purpose Inputs..............................2 3 Specifications ......................................... 11 Acquisition Trigger Input................ 18 In-Sight Camera Connector .............. 19 Connector and Terminal Block Specifications ...Model 1450 I/O Expansion Module Installation & Reference Table of Contents 1 Introduction.........................2 B..........3 3...1 2....3............................................................................... 8 2.............2 B...............21 Appendix B ......... 8 Enabling Hardware Handshaking Using In-Sight Explorer..............1...........................................

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.................... 22 Figure A-3: Discrete Output Dialog................................. Hardware Handshaking Enabled......................... 2 Figure 1-2: RJ-45 Terminated I/O Cable (300-0341-15/40) ..................................... 10 Figure 3-1: Acquisition Trigger Input (NPN Source)............................................................. 5 Figure 2-2: Connecting the I/O Cable and Serial Cable ..........................Model 1450 I/O Expansion Module Installation & Reference List of Figures Figure 1-1: Model 1450 I/O Expansion Module (800-5758-1) ............................................................................................ 12 Figure 3-2: Acquisition Trigger Input (PNP Source) .......... 21 Figure A-2: Settings Menu ............................................................................................................................................. 6 Figure 2-3: Connecting the Expansion Module Cable... 13 Figure 3-3: Acquisition Trigger Input (Differential Source) ..................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 9 Figure 2-7: Accessing the Serial Port Settings....................................................................................................................................................................................... 23 Figure A-5: Serial Port Dialog ................................................................................... 2 Figure 1-3: M12 Terminated I/O Cable....................................................... 6 Figure 2-4: Connecting +24VDC and Ground Wires................................................................................................................................ 3 Figure 2-1: Connecting I/O Wires .................... 5 M (185-0099) or 15 M (185-0091) ............................................................................................................................. 7 Figure 2-5: Accessing the I/O Output Settings................. 24 vii ................................................................ Default Configuration... I/O Expansion Configuration .................................... 24 Figure A-6: Serial Port Dialog.................. 22 Figure A-4: Discrete Output Dialog........................................................................................................... 13 Figure 3-4: General-Purpose Outputs..................................................................................................................................................................................... 20 Figure A-1: System Menu ... 10 Figure 2-8: Serial Port Settings................................... 16 Figure 3-5: I/O Expansion Module Dimensions.......... 8 Figure 2-6: Discrete Output Settings.........................................................................................................................................

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.............................................................................................................. 15 Table 3-5: Output Specifications........................................................................................................................................................................ 18 Table 3-9: Terminal Block Pin Assignments ....................................................Model 1450 I/O Expansion Module Installation & Reference List of Tables Table 1-1: I/O Expansion Module Kit Contents ............ 17 Table 3-7: RS-232 Remote Connector Pin Assignments .................................................... 14 Table 3-4: High-Speed Output Specifications ................................ 19 ix .................................................................................................................................................................... 16 Table 3-6: General-Purpose Output Functionality.................................................. 2 Table 3-1: I/O Expansion Module General Specifications...................................... 12 Table 3-3: General-Purpose Input Specifications ............................................................................................................................... 11 Table 3-2: Acquisition Trigger Input Specifications .......................... 18 Table 3-8: In-Sight Camera Connector Pin Assignments........................................

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. is not supported by the model 1450 I/O Expansion Module....1 1..... Detachable terminal blocks Status LEDs for all connections DIN-rail mountable 1 ...........3 I/O Expansion Module Overview........3 1.. but does not support high-speed outputs........... serial.1 I/O Expansion Module Kit Contents .. although network-capable...1 I/O Expansion Module Overview The Model 1450 I/O Expansion Module provides a convenient way to access the power......... trigger................2 1.......... The In-Sight 3000 vision sensor..........1 Introduction In this Section… 1......... Other features of the model 1450 I/O Expansion Module include: • • • NOTES: ■ ■ The In-Sight 1700 series Wafer Reader is supported by the Model 1450 I/O Expansion... The model 2350 I/O Expansion Module should be used with the In-Sight 3000....2 In-Sight Support................. eight general-purpose discrete outputs and hardware handshaking for serial communications...... and high-speed output connections of the following network-capable In-Sight® vision sensors: • • • • • In-Sight 1000 Series In-Sight 1700 Series (no high-speed output support) In-Sight 3400 In-Sight 4000 Series In-Sight 5000 Series The I/O Expansion Module also extends the capabilities of these sensors by adding eight general-purpose discrete inputs............

These kit configurations are listed in Table 1-1. The RJ-45 terminated cable is used with the In-Sight 1000 series.Introduction 1. The I/O cable is terminated with an RJ-45 connector (Figure 1-2) or M12 connector (Figure 1-3). 4000 series and 1700 series In-Sight sensors. Figure 1-1: Model 1450 I/O Expansion Module (800-5758-1) Figure 1-2: RJ-45 Terminated I/O Cable (300-0341-15/40) 2 . The M12 terminated cable is used with the In-Sight 3400 and In-Sight 5000 series sensors. Table 1-1: I/O Expansion Module Kit Contents KIT PART NUMBER CIO-1450-00 CIO-1450-01 CIO-1450-10 CIO-1450-11 MODEL 1450 I/O MODULE 800-5758-1 800-5758-1 800-5758-1 800-5758-1 I/O CABLE PART NUMBER 300-0341-15 (15’ RJ-45 to DB15) 300-0341-40 (40’ RJ-45 to DB15) 185-0099 (5 M M12 to DB15) 185-0091 (15 M M12 to DB15) All I/O Expansion Module kits contain the Model 1450 I/O Expansion module (Figure 1-1) and an I/O cable.2 I/O Expansion Module Kit Contents The I/O Expansion Module kit is available in four different configurations.

3 In-Sight Support Many information resources are available to assist you in using the I/O Expansion Module with In-Sight vision sensors. In-Sight® Guide & Reference. 597-0025-xxG (German). ® In-Sight Explorer Help. 597-0014-xxF (French). In-Sight computer-based tutorials provided on CD-ROM with In-Sight starter accessory kits. Cognex P/N 590-6368 (English). or 590-6368J (Japanese). 5 M (185-0099) or 15 M (185-0091) 1. Only registered In-Sight users have access to the In-Sight Online Support and Learning Center website. 590-6368F (French).cognex. ® Installing In-Sight 5000 Series Vision Sensors.Model 1450 I/O Expansion Module Installation & Reference Figure 1-3: M12 Terminated I/O Cable. NOTE 3 . 597-0025-xxF (French). Installing In-Sight® 1700 Series Wafer Reader User Manual Installing In-Sight® 4000 Series Vision Sensors. 597-0027-xxF (French). an on-line HTML Help file provided on the In-Sight CD-ROM (for In-Sight PC Host). Cognex P/N 597-0025-xx (English). ® Installing In-Sight 1000 Series Vision Sensors. Cognex P/N 597-001-xx (English). 590-6368G (German). Cognex P/N 597-0027-xx (English).com/support/In-Sight. The In-Sight Online Support and Learning Center at: www.asp. an on-line HTML Help file provided on the In-Sight CD-ROM (for In-Sight Explorer software). 597-0001-xxF (French). ® Installing In-Sight 3400 Vision Sensors. Cognex P/N 597-014-xx (English). 597-0001-xxG (German). • • • • • • • • • • Getting Started with In-Sight.

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. 5 .....2 Connecting the I/O Expansion Module ............. b. 2..4.... These signals pass thru the microcontroller on the I/O Expansion Module without processing.. Refer to Section 3...2 Installation In this section… 2.............8 2.. Verify that the 24VDC power supply is switched off. Connect the power and ground wires from remote I/O devices to terminals on the I/O Expansion Module.......5 Configuring the In-Sight Sensor.1 Connecting the I/O Expansion Module To connect an I/O Expansion Module to the In-Sight sensor: 1.... In contrast...... Use a flat-head screwdriver to loosen the screw terminals... the general-purpose outputs labeled OUT0 through OUT7 are lower speed because the micro controller processes these signals before they are transmitted to remote devices.1 2.. NOTE The I/O Expansion Module outputs labeled HSOUT0 and HSOUT1 correspond to the In-Sight 1000 series/3400/4000 series/5000 series sensor’s built-in outputs.....3: Terminal Block Assignments on page 19 to verify the assigned signal at each position.... Figure 2-1: Connecting I/O Wires a. Insert wire leads from remote I/O devices into the appropriate positions on the terminal block.

Plug the male DB15 connector of the I/O Cable into the corresponding female connector on the I/O Expansion Module. Figure 2-3: Connecting the Expansion Module Cable 6 . The RJ-45 and M12 connectors are “keyed” to the applicable Breakout port.Installation c. Figure 2-2: Connecting the I/O Cable and Serial Cable 5. 3. Tighten the screw terminals with the screwdriver to secure the wire leads in the terminal block. If the In-Sight sensor will be communicating with a remote serial device. plug the male DB9 connector into the RS-232 REMOTE connector (female DB9) on the I/O Expansion Module. Connect the RJ-45 (or M12) connector of the I/O Cable into the In-Sight sensor’s breakout port (labeled 24VDC). 4.

The power LED on the In-Sight sensor and the orange +24V LED on the Expansion Module will indicate that the sensor and Expansion Module are receiving power. If you experience intermittent serial communication faults when using the 40-foot Expansion Module Cable (P/N 300-0341-40). please contact Cognex Technical Support. If problems still occur. Switch on the 24VDC supply. Do not connect the 24VDC source to any terminals other than the two-pin 24VDC power connector. Any other voltage creates a risk of fire or shock and can damage the hardware.Model 1450 I/O Expansion Module Installation & Reference 6. CAUTION Figure 2-4: Connecting +24VDC and Ground Wires 7. Never connect the I/O Expansion Module to a power source other than 24VDC. replace the 40-foot cable with the 15-foot cable. Insert wire leads from a 24VDC supply for the +24V power and ground into the 2-pin terminal plug labeled “Power Input” on the Expansion Module (Figure 2-4). NOTE 7 .

3. as well as the added serial hardware handshake capability.Installation 2.2. the In-Sight sensor’s settings must be configured to recognize the availability of the additional inputs and outputs. select the Discrete I/O Settings submenu. as described previously in Section 2.2 Configuring the In-Sight Sensor Before the I/O Expansion Module can be used. Select the Output Settings option (Figure 2-5). 2. Refer to Appendix A on page 21 for details on configuring the I/O Expansion Module using the In-Sight 3400 embedded GUI or In-Sight PC Host. The I/O Expansion Module may be configured using In-Sight Explorer.1. Open the In-Sight Explorer program and log on to the sensor. Figure 2-5: Accessing the I/O Output Settings 8 .1 I/O Configuration Using In-Sight Explorer 1. From the Device menu. 2. Physically connect the I/O Expansion Module to the In-Sight sensor.

1. the Start Bit and Number of Bits parameters in WriteDiscrete must be changed to reflect the new configuration of the I/O lines. then repeat steps 1 – 12 as described above.JOB file containing a WriteDiscrete function is loaded on an In-Sight sensor to which the I/O Expansion Module has just been added. An error message will appear if the I/O Expansion Module is not attached to the In-Sight sensor. Open the Output Module drop-down list at the bottom left of the window (Figure 2-6) and select I/O Expansion Module. as shown in Figure 2-6. 5. Figure 2-6: Discrete Output Settings NOTE When an existing .Model 1450 I/O Expansion Module Installation & Reference 4. Once the I/O Expansion Module is selected in either the Discrete Input or Discrete Output dialogs. the physical output lines 0 and 1 become lines 8 and 9 (HSOUT 0 and HSOUT 1) when the I/O Expansion Module is enabled. it is automatically enabled for both inputs and outputs. Verify that the I/O Expansion Module is connected as described in Section 2. 9 . and the Discrete Output dialog will return to its default configuration. and hardware handshaking may be used in serial communications. The Discrete Output window will automatically reconfigure to correspond to the I/O Expansion Module. Select OK to save the new settings to the sensor’s flash RAM. For example. NOTE The sensor can also be configured to use the I/O Expansion Module by opening the Discrete Input dialog and following step 11. as described above.

2 Enabling Hardware Handshaking Using In-Sight Explorer 1. From the Device menu (Figure 2-7). Figure 2-8: Serial Port Settings Refer to the In-Sight Explorer Help HTML Help file installed with In-Sight Explorer for details on using the Discrete and Serial Input/Output functions in In-Sight Explorer. Select Port 1. ® 10 . Figure 2-7: Accessing the Serial Port Settings 2. Select Hardware from the Handshake drop-down list (Figure 2-8). select the Serial Port Settings submenu.2.Installation 2.

WEIGHT 164........ 8 discrete outputs (general-purpose) 1700 Series Wafer Reader...........1 General Specifications Table 3-1: I/O Expansion Module General Specifications SPECIFICATION SYSTEM COMPATIBILITY I/O DESCRIPTION In-Sight 1000 series/1700 series/3400/4000 series/5000 series. 8 general-purpose) 1000 series/3400/4000series/5000 series.4 g (5. and LED indicators are in use... DIMENSIONS 150 mm (5.. TxD....... outputs.14 Connector and Terminal Block Specifications.. BLOCK Maximum torque 0...1 3.18 Dimensions ...............12 Input and Output Specifications ... TRIGGER 1 opto-isolated. 1......... Draw will be less than 30W under typical usage.27 in) x 47... 2 each for Camera and Remote RS-232.........7 in-lb)...200 baud rates)..................3 Specifications In this section… 3.....25 Amps. 30W supply*.. OUTPUTS 10 discrete outputs (2 high-speed...... CERTIFICATIONS CE...11 Acquisition Trigger Input ........3 3..... 1 each for power... 11 . * Maximum draw when I/O Expansion Module supplies power to an In-Sight 4100 sensor. non-condensing (Operating and Storage). acquisition trigger.... COMMUNICATIONS STATUS LEDS MECHANICAL SERIAL 1 RS-232C port (1200 to 115...5 General Specifications ..2 3..... acquisition trigger input. MOUNTING #3 DIN-rail (35 mm).... and Flow control (RTS/CTS). and outputs...89 in) x 83........8 oz). RxD......19 3..........85 in)... INPUTS 8 discrete inputs (general-purpose)..4 3.....1 mm (3............ TEMPERATURE 0 to 50°C (operating). TERMINAL 26 to 16 AWG..0 mm (1... inputs... and when all inputs.... POWER ENVIRONMENTAL 24VDC ± 10%............ HOUSING Black plastic... -10 to 65°C (storage)........... HUMIDITY 10 to 90%...3 N-m (2............

Table 3-2: Acquisition Trigger Input Specifications SPECIFICATION VOLTAGE ON 20 to 28V (24V nominal) OFF 0 to 3V (12V nominal threshold) CURRENT ON 10 to 14. Do not use these pins to supply power to other devices. connect pin 4 (TRG+) on the I/O Expansion Module’s terminal block to +24V OUT and connect pin 3 (TRG-) to the output of the detector. If polarity is reversed. When the output turns ON. the acquisition trigger input is wired directly to the CCD imager circuitry. energizing the In-Sight camera trigger.2 Acquisition Trigger Input The I/O Expansion Module provides access to the supported vision sensor’s high-speed. Input pulse should be a minimum of 1 ms wide. Although the Trigger opto-coupler in the I/O module is a bi-directional device.terminals should be observed to enable the TRG LED.down to 0V. Unlike the general-purpose inputs. the LED will not light.4mA OFF <300µA Resistance ~2K Ohms DELAY 250 µSec latency between leading edge of trigger and start of acquisition. bypassing the sensor’s operating system. The I/O Expansion Module’s micro-controller also monitors the acquisition trigger input. opto-isolated acquisition trigger input. it pulls TRG. the polarity of the TRG+ and TRG. Figure 3-1: Acquisition Trigger Input (NPN Source) 12 .Specifications 3. The In-Sight 1450 I/O Expansion Module +24V OUT pins are intended to supply low current in support of the I/O lines. but the camera will still trigger. DESCRIPTION CAUTION NOTE To trigger from an NPN (pull-down) type photo-detector or PLC output.

energizing the In-Sight camera's trigger. the In-Sight camera trigger is energized.Model 1450 I/O Expansion Module Installation & Reference To trigger from a PNP (pull-up) photo-detector or PLC output. NOTE Even if the TRG LED indicator illuminates. it pulls TRG+ up to 24V. connect the negative input to pin 3 (TRG-) and the positive output to pin 4 (TRG+). When a differential voltage exists. Figure 3-3: Acquisition Trigger Input (Differential Source) An LED indicator is provided for the acquisition trigger and illuminates when an approximate potential of >2V is supplied across the TRG+ and TRG. When the output turns ON. It only means that the TRG+ and TRG. connect pin 4 (TRG+) to the output of the detector and connect pin 3 (TRG-) to 0V. this does not guarantee that the logical threshold has been crossed. Figure 3-2: Acquisition Trigger Input (PNP Source) To trigger from a differential input source.terminals.terminals are properly connected to the trigger source. 13 .

DESCRIPTION CAUTION 14 .1 General-Purpose Inputs The I/O Expansion Module extends the capabilities of supported In-Sight vision sensors by providing eight independent. general-purpose inputs that can be used to trigger event execution on the sensor. between change of input state and completion of serial transmission to the In-Sight sensor. This delay must be considered when trigger rates are faster than the required processing time.3. Table 3-3: General-Purpose Input Specifications SPECIFICATION VOLTAGE ON 20 to 28V (24V nominal) OFF 0 to 1. LED indicators are provided on the I/O Expansion Module to indicate the state of the inputs. Do not use these pins to supply power to other devices.3mA OFF <50µA Resistance ~22 K Ohms DELAY 600µSec max. The In-Sight 1450 I/O Expansion Module +24V OUT pins are intended to supply low current in support of the I/O lines.5V (10V nominal threshold) CURRENT ON 1mA to 1. NOTE The general-purpose I/O signals are approximately 1ms slower in updating and are inverse in polarity when compared to the high-speed outputs.Specifications 3.3 Input and Output Specifications 3.

15 . The outputs pull down to 0V when ON. High current inductive loads require an external protection diode. 200mA maximum sink current. 3400. no current flows through the load. CAUTION ■ ■ The In-Sight 1450 I/O Expansion Module +24V OUT pins are intended to supply low current in support of the I/O lines. The I/O Expansion Module provides access to these outputs while providing an additional eight general-purpose discrete outputs that can be used to trigger remote events. The high-speed outputs are passed through the I/O module without processing.3.Model 1450 I/O Expansion Module Installation & Reference 3. high-speed discrete outputs. and transients from switching inductive loads. Table 3-4: High-Speed Output Specifications SPECIFICATION VOLTAGE CURRENT 28V maximum through external load. High current inductive loads require an external protection diode. The external load should be connected between the output and the positive supply voltage (<28V).2 High-Speed Outputs In-Sight 1000 series. OFF state leakage current 100µA maximum. Do not use these pins to supply power to other devices. External load resistance 120 to 10K Ohms. short circuit. protected against over-current. Each line rated at a maximum 200mA. DESCRIPTION Both of the high-speed outputs are NPN (pull-down) lines. which causes current to flow through the load. When the outputs are OFF. 4000 series and 5000 series sensors feature two built-in.

Specifications 3. the outputs are pulled to ground (0V) and the I/O module’s internal transistor is ON. 16 .3 General-Purpose Outputs The I/O Expansion Module extends the capabilities of supported In-Sight vision sensors by providing eight general-purpose discrete outputs that can be used to trigger remote events from supported In-Sight vision sensors. Do not use these pins to supply power to other devices. NOTE The general-purpose I/O signals are approximately 1ms slower in updating and are inverse in polarity when compared to the high-speed outputs. Table 3-5: Output Specifications SPECIFICATION VOLTAGE CURRENT DELAY DESCRIPTION +24VDC (28V maximum through external load) Maximum 150mA (sinking) / Maximum 1mA (sourcing) Pulse mode 1mSec max. CAUTION ■ ■ The In-Sight 1450 I/O Expansion Module +24V OUT pins are intended to supply low current in support of the I/O lines. Set/Reset mode 801µSec max.2K internal resistor and the I/O module’s internal transistor is OFF. Therefore. the outputs are pulled up to 24VDC via a 2. Figure 3-4: General-Purpose Outputs The general-purpose outputs are NPN (sinking) outputs. When the In-Sight sensor is OFF. High current inductive loads require an external protection diode.3. when the In-Sight sensor is ON. but the logic is inverted. This delay must be considered when trigger rates exceed the required processing time.

High Impedance Inputs. Output @ 24VDC. General-purpose output transistor is OFF. LED is OFF. USE for Loads 17 . LOAD is DE-ENERGIZED. 150 mA Max. GENERAL-PURPOSE OUTPUT WIRED FOR SOURCE MODE Output @ 0VDC. ON = 1 The output is high through the 2. GENERAL-PURPOSE OUTPUT WIRED FOR SINK MODE Output @ 0VDC. PLC Inputs. LED is ON. LOAD is ENERGIZED. 150 mA Max.2K internal resistor. LED is OFF. 1 mA Max. 1 mA Max. OUTPUT BEHAVIOR The output is low. Small Relays. 150 mA Max. Opto Relays. Output @ 24VDC. LOAD is ENERGIZED. Table 3-6: General-Purpose Output Functionality IN-SIGHT WRITE DISCRETE INSTRUCTION OFF = 0 GENERAL PURPOSE OUTPUT TRANSISTOR General-purpose output transistor is ON. LED is ON. and use and state parameters for the I/O Expansion Module general-purpose outputs. Pilot Lights. 1 mA Max.Model 1450 I/O Expansion Module Installation & Reference Table 3-6 provides a matrix of functionality. LOAD is DE-ENERGIZED.

Table 3-8: In-Sight Camera Connector Pin Assignments PIN # 1 2 3 4 5 ASSIGNMENT +24VDC TRG + TRG – High-Speed Output 0 High-Speed Output 1 PIN # 6 7 8 9 10 ASSIGNMENT RxD TxD GND GND GND PIN # 11 12 13 14 15 ASSIGNMENT GND GND GND GND GND 18 .1 RS-232 Remote Connector The RS-232 Remote connector transmits serial data between the I/O Expansion Module and a remote device. Table 3-8 shows the signal assignments for each pin on the In-Sight Camera connector. Status LEDs are provided for the TxD and RxD lines on this port. as well as supplying power to the sensor. Table 3-7: RS-232 Remote Connector Pin Assignments PIN # 1 2 3 ASSIGNMENT No Connect TxD RxD PIN # 4 5 6 ASSIGNMENT No Connect GND No Connect PIN # 7 8 9 ASSIGNMENT CTS RTS No Connect 3.4.4. These LEDs will illuminate only when there is activity on the associated line.4 Connector and Terminal Block Specifications 3.Specifications 3. Table 3-7 identifies the signal assignment for each pin on the RS-232 Remote connector. Status LEDs are provided for the TxD and RxD lines on this port. These LEDs will illuminate only when there is activity on the associated line.2 In-Sight Camera Connector The In-Sight Camera connector transmits discrete I/O and serial data between the sensor and the I/O Expansion Module.

4.Model 1450 I/O Expansion Module Installation & Reference 3.3 Terminal Block Assignments Table 3-9 shows the signal assignments for each screw terminal on the Expansion Module’s terminal blocks. Table 3-9: Terminal Block Pin Assignments PIN # 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ASSIGNMENT Ground +24VDC Ground Ground Trigger – Trigger + High Speed Output 0 High Speed Output 1 +24VDC +24VDC PIN # 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 ASSIGNMENT Ground Ground Input 0 Input 1 Input 2 Input 3 Input 4 Input 5 Input 6 Input 7 PIN # 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 ASSIGNMENT Output 0 Output 1 Output 2 Output 3 Output 4 Output 5 Output 6 Output 7 +24VDC +24VDC 19 .

5 Dimensions Figure 3-5: I/O Expansion Module Dimensions 20 .Specifications 3.

the In-Sight sensor's settings must be configured to recognize the availability of the additional inputs and outputs. 1. Figure A-1: System Menu 21 . Open the System menu (Figure A-1). Open the In-Sight PC Host program and log on to the sensor.1. as well as the added serial hardware handshake capability. The 1450 I/O Expansion Module may be configured using the 3400 Embedded GUI or In-Sight PC Host software. 2. before the Model 1450 I/O Expansion Module can be used.Appendix A A. Physically connect the I/O Expansion Module to the In-Sight sensor. 3. as described previously in Section 2.1 Configuring the Expansion Module Using the In-Sight 3400 Embedded GUI or PC Host As mentioned.

Figure A-3: Discrete Output Dialog. Figure A-2: Settings Menu 5. Select Settings to open the Settings menu (Figure A-2).Configuring the Expansion Module Using the In-Sight 3400 Embedded GUI or PC Host 4. Select Discrete Output to open the Discrete Output dialog (Figure A-3). Default Configuration 22 .

I/O Expansion Configuration 8. Verify that the I/O Expansion Module is connected as described in Section 2. The Discrete Output dialog will automatically reconfigure to correspond to the I/O Expansion Module. and hardware handshaking may be used in serial communications. Open the drop-down list to the left of the OK button and select I/O Expansion Module. the physical output lines 0 and 1 become lines 8 and 9 (HSOUT0 and HSOUT1) when the I/O Expansion Module is enabled. 23 . An error message will appear if the I/O Expansion Module is not attached to the In-Sight sensor. NOTE Figure A-4: Discrete Output Dialog. Configure the Line Name.1. the Start Bit and Number of Bits parameters in WriteDiscrete must be changed to reflect the new configuration of the I/O lines. and the Discrete Output dialog will return to its default configuration. then repeat steps 1 – 8 as described above. For example.8. as shown in Figure A-4. NOTE Select OK to save the new settings to the sensor’s flash RAM. as described above.Model 1450 I/O Expansion Module Installation & Reference 6. 7.JOB file containing a WriteDiscrete function is loaded on an In-Sight sensor to which the I/O Expansion Module has just been added. Once the I/O Expansion Module is selected in either the Discrete Input or Discrete Output dialogs. When an existing . Type and Details as required. The sensor can also be configured to use the I/O Expansion Module by opening the Discrete Input dialog and following steps 6 . it is automatically enabled for both inputs and outputs.

Open the System menu. Select Settings to open the Settings menu. Select Serial Port 1 to open the Serial Port 1 dialog (Figure A-5).2 Enabling Hardware Handshaking Using the In-Sight 3400 Embedded GUI or PC Host 1. Select Hardware from the Handshake drop-down list (Figure A-6). 3. Figure A-6: Serial Port Dialog. 2.Configuring the Expansion Module Using the In-Sight 3400 Embedded GUI or PC Host A. Figure A-5: Serial Port Dialog 4. Hardware Handshaking Enabled Refer to the In-Sight® Guide and Reference HTML Help file for details on using the Discrete and Serial Input/Output functions in the In-Sight spreadsheet. 24 .

1 1450 I/O Expansion Module General-Purpose Input from PLC Sourcing Output 25 .1 Wiring Inputs and Outputs The following figures show basic wiring for some of the more common configurations.1.Appendix B B. B.

The LED indicators will illuminate when the inputs are actively pulled high.7K Ohms 0. 4. The PLC output will pull the voltage down to 0V.Wiring Inputs and Outputs B.25W) from a +24V OUT terminal on the I/O Expansion Module to the input. external resistor (for example. This creates an inversion with the input OFF when the PLC output is ON. The sense of the input can be changed using the In-Sight software. LED indicators are provided on the I/O Expansion Module to indicate the status of the inputs.1. 26 . In this case. either by the source or the added pull-up resistor.2 1450 I/O Expansion Module General-Purpose Input from PLC Sinking Output The general-purpose inputs can also be triggered from PLC outputs by connecting an additional. and vice-versa. deactivating the input. the resistor supplies 24V to the input.

3 1450 I/O Expansion Module High-Speed Output to PLC Sinking Input 27 .1.Model 1450 I/O Expansion Module Installation & Reference B.

2.Wiring Inputs and Outputs B. the LEDs will illuminate when the outputs are actively pulled low. The output will pull the voltage down to 0V. In the case of the two high-speed outputs. and vice-versa.2K Ohm 0.5W) is connected from the high-speed output to a +24V OUT terminal on the I/O Expansion Module. Status LEDs on the I/O Expansion Module indicate the state of the outputs. 28 .4 1450 I/O Expansion Module High-Speed Output to PLC Sourcing Input High-speed outputs can also be used with a PNP-compatible PLC input if a pull-up resistor (for example. with the PLC input ON when the In-Sight output is OFF. Use an external NPN to PNP converter when this inversion is not desired. the resistor supplies 24V to the PLC input. This creates an inversion. turning off the PLC input.1. In this case.

Model 1450 I/O Expansion Module Installation & Reference B.5 1450 I/O Expansion Module High-Speed Output to Pilot Light CAUTION High current inductive loads require an external protection diode.1. 29 .

Wiring Inputs and Outputs B.1.6 1450 I/O Expansion Module General-Purpose Output to PLC Sinking Input 30 .

1. a 1. the pull-up resistor is not sufficient to overcome the load resistance to ground).0K Ohm 1W pull-up resistor can be added. NOTE The status LEDs for general-purpose outputs will illuminate even in the sourcing input case. The corresponding LEDs will illuminate only when the outputs are activated in the pulled-up state.e.Model 1450 I/O Expansion Module Installation & Reference B. 31 . This is because the LED indicator is driven from the logic source at the micro-controller and not connected directly to the load..7 1450 I/O Expansion Module General-Purpose Output to PLC Sourcing Input The Model 1450 I/O Module provides 1mA of source current. connect one end of the resistor to the output and the other end to a +24V OUT terminal on the I/O Expansion Module. If more current is required. where the output is activated but the load does not detect a high (i.

When the General-Purpose Output is wired for sink mode. when the In-Sight Write Discrete function is OFF.1. the In-Sight logic is inverted. the load is energized. 32 .8 1450 I/O Expansion Module General-Purpose Output to Pilot Light CAUTION NOTE High current inductive loads require an external protection diode. Therefore.Wiring Inputs and Outputs B.

the In-Sight logic is inverted. When the General-Purpose Output is wired for sink mode. when the In-Sight Write Discrete function is OFF. 33 .1.9 1450 I/O Expansion Module General-Purpose Output to Relay Coil CAUTION NOTE High current inductive loads require an external protection diode. the load is energized.Model 1450 I/O Expansion Module Installation & Reference B. Therefore.

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